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June 2017

February 2017

New Edition Performs “Popcorn Love” in 1983

2018-05-16T20:27:31+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Although, I've never seen this performance, I've been down with NE from the start.  I remembering going to the library to sign out this album in 1987.  They were overshadowed by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie in the early 80's.  Only a few black acts got international coverage.  But the talent came through by the [...]

December 2016

November 2016

Bruno Mars wants you to admit the truth…

2018-05-16T20:27:31+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Bell Biv Devoe, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Mark Ronson, Music|

...90's Music is the best we've done in this generation. Let's face it, you can go back and look at all of the major urban releases of the past few years and hear some sort of tribute or echoing of production that was the signature of the 1990's.  Beyonce's "Love On Top", or "Schoolin' Life" [...]

October 2016

Sara Bareilles gets Inside the Mind of Barack Obama re: Donald Trump, Leslie Odom Jr. Sings It

2018-05-16T20:27:31+00:00 October 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This is songwriting.  Sara Bareilles is quickly becoming one of the greatest songwriters of our time, with hits like "Brave", "Love Song", and her most recent album, What's Inside:  Songs From a Waitress featuring the hits "She Used To Be Mine", and "Door Number Three", and my favorite "Bad Idea" with Jason Mraz. For This American Life, [...]

September 2016

10 Movies in 10 Days: TIFF 2016 — Part 2

2018-05-16T20:27:31+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Janelle Monae, Justin Timberlake, Movies, TIFF|

So…. I like movies, but if you’ve already been to the amazing MobToronto.com site and read Part 1 one of my 10 Movies in 10 Days feature, you probably get the idea.  MobToronto is a great place for all things cool in and around Toronto, so I thought I’d start it there, and finish it [...]

Everybody needs a break… Sidney J. Furie gave me mine.

2018-05-16T20:27:32+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Movies|

12 years ago, I had triumphantly finished a 2 year Advanced Standing Degree in Radio & Television Arts at Ryerson University. I say "triumphantly" because I couldn't tell you how I did it. I had just gone through a horrifically sudden breakup and found myself for the last 6 months of that programme suddenly living [...]

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